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Panorama Hill, Sungai Lembing

Sungai Lembing’s well-known Panorama Hill needs no introduction, but here’s one anyway… The Panorama Hill (Bukit Panorama) is a beloved tourist spot, where a 45min climb up some well-maintained steps...

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Rainbow Waterfall, Sungai Lembing

A famous Sungai Lembing attraction is the Rainbow Waterfall, thus named for the promise of a rainbow appearing by the fall at certain hours in the morning. You need a 4WD to get there, which you can...

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Sungai Lembing tin mine tunnel

Sungai Lembing was built on a history of tin mining. The lands were rich with precious metal, and the mines were among the largest in the world, reaching more than 300km with a depth as deep as 700m....

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The watch shop in Sungai Lembing

The only shop open in Sungai Lembing that didn’t sell food nor repair bikes, was Mr Yap Yoon Nan’s watch shop. We stayed in Sungai Lembing during a non-peak period weekday. When the weekend tourists...

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Vietnam: 9D8N Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay itinerary

“Nine days? What are you going to do in Hanoi for nine days??” Well, technically one of the days do not count, since our return flight was early in the morning. But we managed to cover a fair bit, at...

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Hanoi: Mon Hue and eating near the train station

We arrived in Hanoi and headed for my ex-colleague, Le’s pad. She was not in town, but had instructed her neighbour to feed us. That was how we ended up at Mon Hue, a restaurant chain that serves...

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Hanoi: Overnight sleeper train to Lao Cai and Sapa

Sapa, a regularly quiet mountain town is famed for three things: breathtakingly beautiful terraced rice fields, Fansipan which is the highest peak in Vietnam, and being home to highland ethnic...

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Vietnam: Sapa

Sapa, is a frontier township and capital of Sa Pa District in Lào Cai Province in north-west Vietnam. It is one of the main market towns in the area, where several ethnic minority groups such as Hmong,...

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Sapa: Cat Cat Village

Long for a Sapa trekking adventure but not quite sure if you are up for it? I know what you need. To gently ease into the experience, get a soft introduction to Sapa trails, take the calculated step...

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Sapa: Fansipan cable car

The Roof of Indochina. Fansipan, the highest mountain in Vietnam stands at a majestic 3,143m above sea level in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, accessible from Sapa. There are a couple of ways to...

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